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National Science and Media Museum
Disc and record replay heads
television camera control rack
television camera stand
British Broadcasting Corporation
Electric and Musical Industries Limited
John Logie Baird
Plessey Co. Limited
Place of origin
Disc and two record replay heads from Ampex H S
Broadcasting Handbook, Olympic Games, London, 1948. Issued by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Broadcasting Handbook For Olympic Games
Baird 'Disc model' televisor, manufactured by John Logie Baird and Plessey Company Limited in c. 1930. Serial No. 191.
Baird 'Tin box' televisor
CPS Emitron camera control rack, OB version, manufactured by EMI Electronics Limited, 1948. The unit conprises of: 257848 - Picture & Waveform monitor; 399450 - Camera Control Unit type 4498C; 193750 - Low Tension power supply type 4469B; 288149 - High Tension power supply type 4470B; Picture & waveform monitor type 4496A.
CPS Emitron Camera Control Rack
EMI Emitron camera head, one of the original Emitrons used by Marconi-EMI from the beginning of the BBC's British Television Service at Alexandra Palace, 1936.
EMI Emitron Camera Head
'Iron Man' television camera pedestal, made by EMI Research Laboratories Ltd, UK, 1931-1941. This television pedestal was first used at Alexandra Palace in 1936.
'Iron Man' Television Camera Pedestal, c 1936
Television camera dolly made from the chassis of an Austin 7 motor car, 1937-50.
Camera dolly adapted from Austin car chassis
Philips PC 60 (LDK 3) colour television camera head, with Pye branding, manufactured in 1966.
Philips PC 60 colour television camera head